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Case Status
United States of America, Plaintiff v. Microsoft Corporation, a corporation, Defendant
FTC Matter/File Number
Civil Action Number
Enforcement Type
Civil Penalties
Federal Injunctions
Federal Court
Western District of Washington

Case Summary

Microsoft will pay $20 million to settle FTC charges that it violated COPPA by collecting personal information from children who signed up to its Xbox gaming system without notifying their parents or obtaining their parents’ consent, and by illegally retaining children’s personal information.